Archives:October, 2014

Former Virginia Lawyer Sentenced To Six Years in Prison For Stealing Client Funds And Several Other Fraud Schemes

October 31st, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

Michael Eisner, 32, of Mastic, New York, was sentenced today to 72 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for conducting a variety of fraud schemes, including stealing cash from his clients and fraudulently abusing credit cards in the name of his mother and wife.

George Mason Elementary Closed October 31 For Plumbing Repair

October 30th, 2014 | [From: Schools]

George Mason Elementary School will be closed Friday, Oct. 31, because of a sewage issue that needs to be addressed.

Tips For Celebrating Halloween In Alexandria

October 30th, 2014 | [From: Holiday Happenings, Other News]

Alexandria Police will be out to make sure trick-or-treaters have a safe Halloween night by enforcing violations involving speeding, stop signs and pedestrian cross walks during the evening. Follow these safety tips to help keep your child safe on Halloween:

Alexandria Police Arrest Man For Robbery

October 30th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred in the unit block of S. Van Dorn Street on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

Dominion To Delay Filing State Application For The Glebe – Potomac River 230kV Project

October 30th, 2014 | [From: Business, Top Stories]

Dominion Virginia Power announced yesterday that the company will delay filing a request with the Virginia State Corporation Commission to construct a 230kV line from the Glebe Road substation in Arlington through Alexandria to the Potomac River Generating Station in Old Town.

Governor McAuliffe Signs Executive Order Strengthening Virginia’s Housing Policy

October 30th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

While speaking today at the Virginia Governor’s Housing Conference, Governor Terry McAuliffe issued Executive Order 32 to advance critical components of Virginia’s housing policy agenda.

Election Choices

October 30th, 2014 | [From: Editorials]

This coming Tuesday is Election Day in Virginia. Voters will decide on a U.S. Senator, a U.S. Congressman and vote on a constitutional amendment.

Volunteer Alexandria Hotlist

October 30th, 2014 | [From: Volunteer Opportunities]

Volunteer Alexandria has compiled the following Hotlist of local volunteer opportunities.

Virginia Schools Lead Nation In Financial Literacy Certification

October 30th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Schools]

Working in Support of Education, an educational non-profit, recently announced that 148 Virginia public schools were named Blue Star Schools and 300 Virginia teachers were named Gold Star Teachers for their students performance on the 2013-2014 WISE Financial Literacy Certification test.

Alexandria Declares “Extra Mile Day” On November 1

October 30th, 2014 | [From: Other News]

Mayors across the United States are recognizing a growing movement that is dedicated to encouraging individuals and organizations to "go the extra mile" in service and volunteerism.